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  • Description
  • Curriculum
  • Your future

Exclusive program (280.C0)

Secondary School Pre-requisites

  • Secondary V Mathematics Technical and Scientific Option or Science Option or the equivalent 
  • Secondary V Physics or the equivalent
Your high school years must be done in English in Québec.


You will learn to :

  • Maintain aircraft airworthiness.
  • Check, repair, replace or modify aircraft components to maintain aircraft airworthiness
  • Research and troubleshoot problems with the aircraft and write technical reports 


Careers in Aircraft Maintenance

  • Aircraft Maintenance Technician
  • Aircraft Component Repair Technician
  • Test Bench Technician (engine)
  • Inspector


Skills needed 

  • Ability to respect established standards and procedures while working 
  • Facility for team work 
  • Sense of responsibility 
  • Manual dexterity 
  • Mechanical interest 
  • Willingness to work with an irregular schedule


Click here to view the 2018-2019 prospectus.

Aircraft Maintenance Licence


The course is Transport Canada approved and leads to an Aircraft Maintenance licence (AME).

A French Institution


École nationale d’aérotechnique is a francophone institution. Although the language of instruction for this program is English, all other services and activities will be offered in French. A bilingual advisor will be available to assist and advise students in English.

Institutional policy for the evaluation of student achievement (IPESA)


For more information, consult the Institutional policy for the evaluation of student achievement (IPESA), available in PDF format on the Règlements et politiques page.


1st session

109-101-MQ Physical Activity and Health 1-1-1
603-101-MQ Introduction to College English 2-2-3
201-1A5-EM Applied Mathematics 3-2-3
280-1A3-EM Aircraft Blueprint Reading 1-2-2
280-1A5-EM Assembly and Installation 2-3-1
280-1B5-EM Introduction to Aeronautics 3-2-2
280-1C5-EM Aircraft Piston Engines 3-2-2



2nd session

345-101-MQ Knowledge 3-1-3
603-102-MQ  Literary Genres 3-1-3
201-2A5-EM Aircraft Applied Mathematics 3-2-3
280-2A5-EM Organic Materials Used in Aeronautics 3-2-2
280-2B5-EM Minor Repairs 2-3-2
280-2C5-EM Strength of Materials 3-2-2
280-2D5-EM Turbo Machine Operation 3-2-2



3rd session

345-102-MQ World Views 3-0-3
603-103-MQ Literary Themes 3-1-3
602-xxx-MQ French Language and Communication 2-1-3
280-3B4-EM Aerodynamics 2-2-2
280-3C4-EM Civil Aviation 2-2-2
280-3A4-EM Piston Engine Maintenance 1-3-1
280-3D4-EM Direct Current Avionics 2-2-2
280-3A6-EM Metal Structural Repair  2-4-1



4th session

109-102-MQ Physical Activity and Effectiveness 0-2-1
345-CEG-EM  Humanities 3-0-3
602-YYY-EM French Second Language 2-1-3
280-4A5-EM Turbo Machine Maintenance 1-4-1
280-4B4-EM Helicopters 2-2-2
280-4B5-EM Hydraulics and Pneumatics 2-3-2
280-4A4-EM Alternate Current Avionics 2-2-2
280-4C5-EM Aircraft instrumentation 3-2-2



5th session

COMPL Complementary Course 3-0-3
280-5A3-EM Propeller Maintenance 1-2-1
280-5A5-EM Control Surfaces 2-3-1
280-5A4-EM Aircraft System Operation 2-2-2
280-5A6-EM Engine Performance 3-3-2
280-5B3-EM Intership on Planes 1 0-3-1
280-5C3-EM Internship on Helicopters 0-3-1
280-5B4-EM Radio Systems 2-2-2



6th session

109-103-MQ Physical Activity and Autonomy 1-1-1
603-CEG-EM  English for Specific Program 3-1-2
COMPL Complementary Course  3-0-3
280-6A3-EM Avionics Maintenance 0-3-1
280-6A6-EM Composite Structural Repair 2-4-1
280-6A4-EM Internship on Planes 21 0-4-1
280-6B4-EM Internship on Helicopters 21 0-4-1
280-6C4-EM Aircraft System Maintenance 0-4-1



1) This course is a review of all subject matter seen during the 3 year programm. Please note that in order to register to this course you will have had to complete successfully the prerequises courses identified.


Exit Exam

In addition to the English Ministerial Examination, an exit exam is required at the end of the program.


Click here to access to the program book.

Average job placement rate over the last three years: 86 %
Starting average salary over the last three years: $ 38,903/year
Higher average salary over the last three years: $ 65 838/year
Proportion of graduates pursuing university studies over the last three years: 25 %


(Source: Service régional d'admission du Montréal métropolitain - SRAM)



Aerospace Industry


The province of Quebec is a leader in the Canadian and international aerospace industry, as a significant number of small, medium andlarge businesses in the field of aoronautics are located in Quebec. Here are some statistics related to the industry in Quebec:

  • 407 companies in related fields
  • 4 046 jobs to fill in 2017

By the year 2026:

  • 8 816 new jobs to be created
  • 22,865 jobs to fill to replace employees, totalling 31,681 jobs to be filled



(Source: Centre for Aerospace Manpower Activities in Québec - CAMAQ)

Companies that hire
Graduate Testimony


Mathieu Leboeuf

Aircraft Maintenance Technician - Nolinor Aviation

The training Mathieu acquired studying at ÉNA and the experience gained from his partime jobs in aircraft maintenance have helped him quickly find an interesting position in his fied of studies. "My job is to maintain airplanes when I have a contract in remote areas. Among other task, I perform routine required inspections on airplanes to carry out their airworthiness. My responsibilities are really important in the team. I also travel a lot in my job, wich has alloed me to discover new parts of North America. Working in the aerospace inductriy and discovering new places is a dream for me." 

University and others formations





Studies at ÉNA can be an important asset if you also want to do a training in a flight school.

Simon Robitaille

Airplane pilot – Air Transat

Graduate in Aircraft Maintenance Technology in 2008

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